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  • 19 Sep 2016

    Acute limb compartment syndrome observation chart

    This observation chart is designed to help monitor patients who may have or be at risk of developing acute limb compartment syndrome.

  • 22 Aug 2016

    The Student Money Guide

    RCN advice on getting the best out of your bursary and the benefits available to you as an RCN student member.

  • 22 Aug 2016

    Competences

    This framework identifies the theoretical and practical competences, and the overall indicative content necessary for education and training programmes for peripheral venous cannulation in children and young people

  • 22 Aug 2016

    Competences

    This framework describes the theoretical and practical competences, and the overall indicative content necessary for education and training programmes for capillary blood sampling and venepuncture in children and young people.

  • 30 Jun 2016

    RCN response to the Department of Health consultation: Changing how healthcare education is funded

    RCN response to the Department of Health consultation on changing how healthcare education is funded.

  • 30 Jun 2016

    The value of trade union workplace representatives in health care

    This publication focuses on the value of trade union workplace representatives in health care and emphasises the time that representatives need to do their role within the workplace.

  • 22 Jun 2016

    Positive and proactive care

    Nurses deal with practical, ethical and moral dilemmas of restriction and restraint. This new publication, emerging from a series of RCN roadshows in 2014-15, presents the opportunity to educate nurses and nursing staff about the impact of regularly being involved in restriction/restraint and the toll this takes on their psychological wellbeing.

  • 20 Jun 2016

    Better Homes for Nurses

    RCN London asked members about how the standard, cost and availability of housing affects them and the care they provide to London's patients. This booklet sets out the results and looks at ideas to better support nursing staff to live and work in London in the numbers needed.

  • 20 Jun 2016

    Administering subcutaneous methotrexate for inflammatory arthritis

    This is the third edition of the RCN’s guidance and has been updated to ensure the publication contains the latest evidence-based guidance to support practitioners in the safe and confident administration of subcutaneous methotrexate in a variety of primary and secondary care settings, including community and managed care environments. The guidance covers aspects of both adult and children/young people’s care.

  • 20 Jun 2016

    EasyRead Help with your pain

    Leaflet covering pain and its assessment and management. Highlights the need for accessible information for all patients, not just those with a learning disability. Replaces 004915.

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